Month: June 2014

Fargo Startup House to launch at 1 Million Cups

Coming off its record setting crowd of 351 people at the last 1 Million Cups event, Emerging Prairie is keeping the excitement going with this week’s 1 Million Cups event. Miguel Danielson, co-founder of Emerging Prairie, but perhaps best known for his law firm’s sponsorship of every cup of coffee served at 1 Million Cups…

CoCo to launch Fargo co-working location

In an announcement of huge consequence to the startup community in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Minneapolis co-working company CoCo has announced today that they will imminently be launching a CoCo Fargo location, in partnership with Emerging Prairie. The news signals the first launch of a CoCo location outside of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, and is a major signal that…

Arthur Ventures invests in Rhiza

Rhiza, the Pittsburgh-based provider of marketing analytics tools, announced this week that its $3 million funding round reached completion thanks in part to the support of Fargo-based venture capital firm Arthur Ventures. This investment will be strategically used to grow Rhiza’s market reach through sales, marketing, and customer service. Prior to this funding round by Rhiza’s first…

Very special 1 Million Cups announced!

Emerging Prairie is very excited to announce a fantastic double bill for the next 1 Million Cups event at 9:15 AM on Wednesday, June 25 at the Stage at Island Park. On tap for the event will be recently hired Chief Executive Officer of Intelligent InSites, Shane Waslaski. Shane joined Intelligent InSites on May 23, after…

ProudCrowd launches after successful trials

For Tim Brookins, college sports apps are in desperate need of attention. The apps that most schools use for their athletics are full of advertisements, poorly designed, and brimming with content that the average fan is not interested in. To remedy the problem, Brookins has introduced his solution: ProudCrowd. “Existing sports apps are about the…

Medytex Visits 1 Million Cups Fargo

A tech-based startup was once again the topic of discussion at 1 Million Cups Fargo last week. Saurabh Tyagi of Medytex presented his company to the crowd of more than 160 attendees. The survey app for healthcare providers is beginning to pick up steam. Since its conception at Startup Weekend Fargo 2013, the folks behind the idea…

Waslaski Joins Intelligent InSites as President and CEO

Intelligent InSites, Inc., the Fargo-based leader in operational intelligence for healthcare, recently welcomed Shane Waslaski as President and Chief Executive Officer. Waslaski comes to Intelligent InSites from Varistar, a subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation. As one of the region’s fastest growing companies, Waslaski is joining the Intelligent InSites team at an time in which expansion is…

UND School of Entrepreneurship Approved

The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education (SBHE) has approved the University of North Dakota’s Department of Entrepreneurship moving to a new status as the UND School of Entrepreneurship. In this new role, entrepreneurial studies will have the chance to become more independent of traditional business studies. UND now joins a group of just…